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So here is the problem, the program that I am currentyl working on takes samples of ten via the serial port and writes them to a file.
Now however, I want to take three samples, so take first sample then wait a specific time, then execute the next sampl and so on. I have read that Threading.Sleep() effects events, My serial port is event driven is there a another method that exists that can either count down or up to a time??
Posted 27-Mar-11 22:48pm
Abhinav S at 28-Mar-11 5:06am
Your tag says C#5?
Manfred R. Bihy at 28-Mar-11 5:31am
How long have I been sleeping and what year is it? :)
codenameyash at 28-Mar-11 6:08am
welL it was available as a tag and so I put it up.......
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Solution 1

Well, you could look at the Timer class[^]...
Manfred R. Bihy at 28-Mar-11 5:46am
Valid option! 5+
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Solution 2

If you do your work in a separate Thread[^] or a BackgroundWorker[^] you can use Thread.Sleep() without problems.


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